• Presiden Korsel: ekonomi kreatif butuh stimulus

    Presiden Korea Selatan Park Geun-Hye mengatakan ekonomi kreatif membutuhkan stimulus dari pemerintah untuk tumbuh dan berkembang. READ MORE

  • Youngsters Population Boost IT Investment

    Head of Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), Mahendra Siregar said that the increase of IT investment it just a matter of time, investment in IT will be as big as other sector like manufacturer and consumer goods. Mahendra pointed that Indonesia has many advantages that will attract IT investment from overseas, such as; big market, demographic that dominated by young people, fast growing middle class, and high economic growth. READ MORE

  • Tony Fernandes: Government Connectivity is Important

    As one of the points discussed in APEC meeting, connectivity is really important, especially in ASEAN. As explained by Tony Fernandez, the CEO of Air Asia, connectivity was more than an open sky. Moreover, government and bureaucracy also needed connectivity, because ASEAN should create its own market, became one market, so China and India would negotiate with ASEAN. READ MORE

  • APEC CEO Summit: A View From Indonesia

    APEC CEO Summit: A View From Indonesia

    Beyond reporting the news that matters most to our readers and providing financial information and data via the Bloomberg Professional service, our goal is to prompt debate and facilitate dialogue at the highest levels. READ MORE

  • Rusal CEO: We Love to Invest in Indonesia

    APEC Summit is attended by many CEOs from many countries. One of them is Oleg Deripaska, CEO of En+Group and also a CEO from UC RUSAL, a Russian mining company, is the 16th most richest man in Russia and the 131st richest man in the world according to Forbes, with total asset of US$ 5.8 billion. Oleg shows his interest to invest in the mining sector in Indonesia. READ MORE

  • Foxconn’s handset operation in Indonesia to start next year

    Foxconn’s handset operation in Indonesia to start next year

    Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group wants to jump-start a new manufacturing operation in Indonesia next year, potentially bringing in more smartphones to the country. Since last year, the company has been in exploratory talks with Indonesian officials about setting up operations in one of Asia's largest nations, which has almost 250 million people. READ MORE

  • Disputes Cloud Asia-Pacific Summit Focus on Trade

    Asia-Pacific leaders vowed Tuesday to cooperate on stabilizing a global economic recovery threatened by resource scarcity and bottlenecks to growth. Leaders of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum wrapped up their annual summit with a pledge to protect security of food, energy and water from threats posed by climate change and population growth. READ MORE

  • U.S. trade official says to seek TPP deal by year-end

    U.S. trade official says to seek TPP deal by year-end

    The United States maintained it hopes to seal an ambitious trade pact on schedule by year-end despite resistance in some countries and the absence of President Barack Obama from a regional summit that is ironing out differences on the pact. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Tuesday that world trade ministers may discuss the U.S.-proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the sidelines of a World Trade Organization meeting that starts on December 3, with a goal of reaching a deal by year-end. READ MORE

  • Tidbits: RI hands over chairmanship to China

    Indonesia officially handed over on Monday the rotating chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to China, which will host the forum’s summit in Beijing next year. READ MORE

  • China Inspired by Indonesia in Holding APEC Summit

    The Chinese delegates were impressed with the facilities and services for delegates as well as the media. Zhao Huimin, Director General of Foreign Affairs Beijing, further commented that Indonesia’s detailed services is exemplary for other nations that would be hosting similar multilateral events such as the APEC Summit. READ MORE

  • ABAC Gives 5 Recommendations

    The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) has closed its event with five recommendations to the 21 APEC member nations. READ MORE

  • APEC Can Create Jobs, Growth Via Creative Economy

    South Korea has looked to the APEC forum to lay comprehensive guidelines for working toward economic integration. READ MORE

  • Pacific Rim Leaders Urge New Focus on Global Trade Talks

    Leaders at the Pacific Rim economic summit meeting declared at the end of their two-day meeting here Tuesday that the global trade talks known as the Doha round were at an "impasse" and urged trade ministers, due to meet here in December, to get negotiations back on track. READ MORE

  • More Investment Expected to Flow After APEC Meeting

    Many business interactions that are expected to speed up the flows of investment have taken place during the APEC meetings in Nusa Dua Bali from Oct. 1 to 8, Indonesian ministers said here on Tuesday. READ MORE

  • APEC Leaders Bring Seven Agreements

    World leaders in the APEC Summit have agreed on seven points which are to increase efforts to achieve the Bogor goals, to improve trade and traffic between APEC member countries, to accelerate physical connectivity, to materialize inclusive and strong global economic growth, to strengthen food security, to ensure synergy of actions between member countries and partnership in the business sector. READ MORE

  • RI Hands over Chairmanship to China

    Indonesia officially handed over on Monday the rotating chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to China, which will host the forum’s summit in Beijing next year. Yu Ping, the Deputy Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), told reporters at a press briefing that China will focus on preparatory work for now. READ MORE

  • APEC Leaders Discuss Economic Growth with Business Council

    The 21st APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting began here on Monday with a APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) dialogue, which detailed what steps should be taken to spur global growth, a statement said. READ MORE

  • HTC providing Taiwanese delegation at APEC with free smartphones

    Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC is offering free smartphones to the Taiwanese delegates at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders' summit in Indonesia, a source familiar with the matter said Monday. The move is a way of showing support for Taiwan's participation in the high-profile event while at the same time promoting the company's products before world leaders, the source said. READ MORE

  • China’s Xi takes advantage of Obama absence from Asia-Pacific trade summit

    China’s Xi takes advantage of Obama absence from Asia-Pacific trade summit

    Chinese President Xi Jinping took advantage Monday of PresidentObama’s absence from the premier Asian trade and economic summit to push its own offers to neighboring nations. China is next door and seeks economic ties that benefit and unite all states in the region of expanding economies, Xi said as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum got underway without full participation from the United States, the world’s largest economy. READ MORE